Summary: Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.
Services trade gets no respect. The release of the WTO’s World Trade Report 2019 gave us a chance to fix that.
Was letting China join the WTO a mistake? Paul Blustein describes fraught negotiations with America that culminated in its entry.
Jenny Leonard explains President Trump’s October 11 announcement, as well as what it is like reporting daily on the trade war.
The WTO authorizes new US retaliatory tariffs on EU imports in one of the biggest and longest-running formal disputes in history.
Explore past US efforts to counter countries with undervalued currencies, as well as two controversial proposals to do so today.
The annual US-China Business Council survey of members paints an interesting picture of American companies operating in China.
Nicholas Lardy explains how the Chinese economy is faring thus far during the trade war.
Yuan Yang explains the Chinese telecom equipment maker’s role in the US-China trade war and concerns over national security.
Anand Menon joins to update developments on Britain’s plan to leave the European Union.
Kadee Russ explains why the US trade imbalance with South Korea expanded after their trade agreement went into effect.
Jeromin Zettelmeyer explains Germany’s export competitiveness and why concerns over its trade surplus derive from somewhere else.
Sophie Richardson joins Keynes and Bown in a wide-ranging conversation about heightened concerns over human rights in China.
Keynes and Bown explain Trump’s rollout of tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports and new evidence of global economic turmoil.
Keynes and Bown explain the controversy surrounding President Trump’s decision to designate China a currency manipulator.
Adam Posen explains why the US Federal Reserve is suddenly cutting interest rates and what that has to do with President Trump’s trade war.